What: Banneker-Douglass Museum presents Making It Work: Emerging African American Women Artists. Making It Work brings together three local, emerging women artists who blend nontraditional and traditional artistic mediums to create contemporary works of art. The exhibit features artists: Tracy Butler, Sharron Patrice Johnson, and Ameshia Stukes and is curated by Asantewa Boakyewa.
Did you know? Prior to Asantewa Boakyewa’s appointment as Sr. Administrative Coordinator in the Center for Africana Studies at JHU, Asantewa Boakyewa was Curatorial Assistant at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture.
You should know? Before joining the Department of Collections and Exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Asantewa worked as a Library Specialist with the Johns Hopkins University Center for Africana Studies’ Diaspora Pathways Archival Access Project. Funded by the Mellon Foundation, the Diaspora Pathways Archival Access Project sought to uncover, describe, and make accessible the archival holdings of the Afro American Newspapers.
Who: Open to the general public whereas, reservations are encouraged, but not required.
When: Sunday February 23, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Banneker-Douglass Museum ~ 84 Franklin Street Annapolis, MD 21401
FYI: To make a reservation, please contact LeRonn Herbert by February 20, 2013 via (410) 216-6181. For parking, consider the Annapolis Circulator you can click here for more information.